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from the giants. >> we are asking on "katie" are we a nation of cheaters starting with lance armstrong and the doping admission, and our tax runs, has cheating become our national pastime? or has it always been this way and now it is harder to find? america's cheating epidemic. we will talk about that today >> welcome back on friday morning. new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. cnn reports that the united states air force is evacuating hostages from the b.p. gas complex in algeria where a battle has been going on for two days. algerian officials say special forces killed 18 of the islamic militant kidnappers. six people from the plant have been killed and five americans have reportedly escaped. we got word this morning from the associated press algerian state news says 60 foreign hostages are unaccounted for and negotiations have resumed. >> new worries. the battery maker behind boeing 787 dreamliner supplies batteries to nasa. >> a new reason to be less worried of those airport scanners. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, the body scanners a
the world trade center bombing. >> lance armstrong finally confessed, sitting down with oprah and admitting doping after denying for a dozen years. >> my cocktail was only epo, not a lot, transfusions, and testosterone, all the fault and all blame falls on me. the criticism is pouring in. katie will join us with that criticism in the next half hour. >> students in the university of california system are relieved after the board said there would be no tuition hike next school year wrapping up three days of meetings in san francisco the governor attended and thanked supporters in helping to get the proposition 30 passed in november. the new budget planned for california will help the system avoid tuition increases but he says the system needs a lot more restructuring. >> the model of higher education is broken. that's absolutely true. going forward, what we do about it, what kind of design change is feasible, that remains to be seen. >> it is the second straight year of no tuition increases after the system raised fees every year from 2006 to 2011. >> man is suing a bay area hotel after he wa
or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performa e performance? >> wre. >> lance armstrong comes clean about why he used performance-enhancing drugs. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. welcome to "news4 today" for friday, january 18, 2013. you won't need to shovel snow before leaving for work but you will have to bundle up. we're dealing with cold temperatures right now and the wind isn't making things feel any warmer. >>> looks like we dodged a bullet from the big mess here in the washington area. take a look at this snowy mess in richmond, virginia. they're waking up to almost 5 inches of snow there. thousands of people lost power. appalachian power out in the western part of virginia reporting more than 70,000 customers without power. dominion reports about 2500 customers in the dark. meteorologist tom kierein is here. tom, what can we expect now that the snow missed us? >> it tracked 50 miles south and drew in drier air. the snow fell across central, southern virginia and around ocean city. it's ended there now. we're getting a few scattered
hype. and, will admiting to doping change the financial picture for cyclist lance armstrong? first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's thursday, january 17th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: as apple goes, so goes most of the market. the dow was down, but the s&p 500 and the nasdaq made it into the green as apple had a much better day by rallying back above $500. some ups and downs from ebay. earnings were in line with expectations, but the outlook fell short. and the fed said in its beige book, the economy expanded across much of the country last month, but hiring was hampered by politcial uncertainty coming from washington. todd horwitz of the adam mesh trading group joins us on this thursday morning. good morning to you. a lot of traders are talking 1475 in the s&p 500. what is it going to take to get there? > > good morning. you know, we're close. right now the markets are in a tug of war between the bears and the bulls. they are trying to get to that level. yesterday morning we
up late to watch it, lance armstrong telling oprah that he cheated. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. i view the situation as one big lie that i've repeated a lot of times. i'll spend the rest of my life trying to earn back trust and apologizing to people. >> joe, i stayed up and watch this and i was riveted. i thought this was like michael jackson, remember that interview when he said he was in bed with the children. i know you said you knew he was always cheating. i was one of those people that held out hope until the bitter end. this interview was so cold and so calculated. even though he said he was sorry, i couldn't believe that inside he felt he was sorry. >> and i finished with lance armstrong -- i don't know. >> you're done with him. >> you're in the celebrity -- the cult of celebrity was everything. >> no. i remembered watching him win. like so many -- >> it's that much more despicable with his -- you know, when he would say, look, i had cancer, i would never put anything in my body. we have a person
, including lance armstrong's confession, can he repair his public image? >> some lo love going around there. >>> but let's begin this half hour with this incredible story, this hoax involving the top football player a at notre dame? nbc's john yang is in south bend this morning. john, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, matt. it does seem like -- or seemed like a story made for hollywood, a star football player here at north dame who leads his team to a spectacular season after overcoming terrible tragedy, the deaths of his grandmother and his girlfriend on the same day. but it turns out that's all it was, a story. manti te'o's story seemed destined to take its place alongside the legends of notre dame's storied football program. a star linebacker and heisman trophy finalist after an undefeated season that end ted national championship game. inspiring teammates and becoming a campus hero by triumphing over twin tragedies, the loss on the same day in september of his grandmother and his girlfriend who died after battling leukemia, a story he told on espn's "college game day" in o
lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs. coming up, what the world anti-doping agency says it will demand before it even considers letting armstrong return to competitive sports. a lot of people say that was the motivation for his confession. >>> we're going to talk a little about a fun fact during this severe flu season. did you know the virus can last about eight hours on a surface. this morning we'll tell you what you should avoid touching and we'll conduct a little experiment here in studio 1a to see how many people touch the doorknob coming in our studio in a single morning. >>> and ryan seacrest is here, and he better watch his personal items because he's going to help us out on a segment about the best pick pockets in the world. >> have you ever been pick pocketed? >> no. >> it's awful. >> dylan, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. yes, this is a big storm in that it extends from northern new england all the way down into the gulf of mexico and in areas like worcester, we are seeing the snow continuing to fall where he duwith reduced visib
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